August 2, 2017

Employers beware: Dismissal for poor performance could backfire

Employers beware: Dismissal for poor performance could backfire It is reasonable to want to dismiss an employee for not performing on the job, or failing to meet a specific target. However, Employer’s should ensure that the targets they set are actually achievable for the employee. If not, they could be found at fault for dismissing […]
November 1, 2016

Should a domestic worker get a Christmas bonus?

Should a domestic worker get a Christmas bonus? Doris, a domestic worker, demands a Christmas bonus from her employer in the amount of R1 000. She has not yet been employed for longer than a year and as a result no prior agreements or expectations have been created in this regard. When Christi, her employer, informs […]